[Mailman-Users] Non-ASCII signs in welcome text

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue May 5 20:02:07 CEST 2009

Hendrik Maryns wrote:
>Indeed.  The problem is that Mailman assumes a list is English by
>default.  If I create a new list, I start editing its settings.  What
>you see first, is the welcome message etc.  Only afterwards, I click
>through to the language settings and change it to German.  This causes
>the problem.
>So a useful RFE would be to either not assume English, or to ask for the
>language at setup (or at first administrator login, since often a
>sysadmin will create the list and then hand it over to the list admin).

It's already there - see the documentation for DEFAULT_SERVER_LANGUAGE
in Defaults.py.



in mm_cfg.py and lists will be created with German as their

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